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Upcoming Programs & Workshops (82)

December 2018

Jayanthi Weekend Celebration

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December 21, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Come join us in celebration!! In Sanskrit Jayanthi means birthday. At the Ashram, we will be celebrating the Jayanthi of Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev) on the day of his birth, December 22. The schedule of events is listed below: Saturday 22…

New Year’s Silent Retreat: Follow Your Inner Light

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with Swami Gurucharanananda, "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

December 28, 2018 - January 01, 2019

“You are not given the light by anyone—not even by a spiritual teacher. You are that light.” — Swami Satchidananda In a world of many distractions and difficulties, where do you look for guidance? The serenity of silence and the…

January 2019

Free All-Day Laughter Yoga Workshop: Live, Laugh, Love!

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

January 05, 2019 - January 05, 2019

Click here for other upcoming Laugha Yoga events Join us and spend a day laughing for no reason! Experience the joy of laughter and the bliss of Yoga with Bharata Wingham, a “Laughter Ambassador.” Laugha Yoga® is an ancient, new…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – INDIA

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with Lalita Dagny Vigander, E-RYT 500, LMT, RCYT, Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP, Swami Priyaananda, E-RYT 500 and Rowan Raghavan Cobelli, E-RYT 500

January 06, 2019 - February 03, 2019

Travel to the birthplace of Yoga and earn your certification as an Integral Yoga teacher. In the motherland of Sri Swami Satchidananda, you will train with our master Yoga instructors in an intimate classroom setting. This month-long immersion will gift…

Basic Meditation: The Key to Everything

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with Reverend Bhagavan Metro

January 11, 2019 - January 13, 2019

A calm and focused mind can achieve anything, and the science of meditation provides the perfect tools for attaining that focus. Backed by modern science, the ancient practice of meditation is profound, simple, and quickly rewarding. Discover how and why…

Seek the Self: A Quest for Inner Awareness

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with Rev. Sumati Govinda Steinberg, RN, BSN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

January 18, 2019 - January 20, 2019

What is consciousness? Who am I? These timeless questions lead us in search of answers that can only be found when we seek the Self within. We are all the pure light of consciousness. We are that infinitely peaceful, unchanging…

Therapeutic Yoga and Mindfulness: Exploring Self-Care and Resiliency

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with Shirley Telles, Ph.D., M.Phil. and M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Self-care and resiliency are important concepts for successfully navigating our lives. Therapeutic Yoga and mindfulness offer powerful tools for managing stress, trauma, relationships, work, and personal life. Using an integrative approach, this workshop will provide you with practical tools for…

February 2019

Find Your Voice, Open Your Heart: Mantra and Bhakti Yoga

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with Gita Zember, RYT 500

February 01, 2019 - February 03, 2019

Tread the heart-opening devotional path of Bhakti Yoga. Join Gita Zember of Gita’s Dream Kirtan to discover how mantra can open your heart to the sacred mysteries of the divine. Experience the transformational power of mantras (sacred sounds) as you…

Strengthen Your Container: Yoga for Grief and Loss

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with Karla Helbert, LPC, E-RYT 200, YACEP, C-IAYT

February 07, 2019 - February 10, 2019

How do we carry a grief that seems larger than the world? We carry it in a really strong container. Grief, loss, and trauma are some of the most difficult experiences imaginable. When you have experienced loss so profound there…

Healthy and Happy Relationships the Yogic Way

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with Mukta Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D.

February 15, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Creating and sustaining healthy, happy relationships is easier said than done! Often we love too much and find it difficult to set boundaries. We feel hurt or disappointed when we expect too much from others. There are several relationships that…

Midweek Seminar: Yoga in Daily Life

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with Swami Gurucharanananda, "Mataji" and Siva Buechner, RYT 500, B.A.

February 19, 2019 - February 21, 2019

Did you know that the teachings of Yoga can uplift every dimension of your day? Join us and you will see! Explore ways the light of Yoga can shine more abundantly throughout your days to benefit everyone and everything. Topics…

Aging Agelessly

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with Barbara Prema Brown, E-RYT 500

February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019

The timeless practices of Yoga help practitioners to age agelessly—maintaining the energy, strength, and keen perception of their younger years. Ever-youthful yogini Barbara Prema Brown will guide you in this Yoga workshop for those who want to turn back the…

The Art of Joyful Movement: Combining Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktasana

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with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Do stiff, painful joints restrict your movement and limit your life? Learn transformative techniques that have helped those suffering from physical pain and limited mobility find relief. Joyful Movement is a powerful practice that changes the way you move and…

March 2019

Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness – Level 1: YCat

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with Sandra Susheela Gilbert, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, B.A.

March 01, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Founded in 1990, YCat Yoga Therapy is a three-level, professional certification training for health professionals and experienced Yoga teachers that is designed to enable them to work safely with people facing cancer, common chronic illnesses, aging, and end of life.…

The Paths of Yoga: Aligning Hand, Heart, and Head

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500

March 01, 2019 - March 03, 2019

Truth is one, but the paths of Yoga are many. The four main paths of Yoga correspond to the hand (action), the heart (love), the head (intelligence), and the unification of all three. When aligned, the hand, heart, and head…

Getting Started with Ayurveda

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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

March 01, 2019 - March 03, 2019

Ayurveda, a 5000-year-old natural system of health and healing that originated in India, is an ultra-sophisticated, preventative, holistic approach to well-being. As opposed to the Western approach of treating only symptoms, Ayurveda addresses the root cause of disease. Consequently, the…

Brain Science, Mindfulness, and Yoga: Powerful Strategies for Healing

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with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

March 08, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Yoga works—here’s proof. New technologies now allow researchers to directly observe how Yoga and mindfulness practices shape the brain. It’s exciting to know that we can alter and rewire our neuro-pathways with Yoga practices—changing negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to…

Awakening the Breath of Life: Integral Yoga Pranayama

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with Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP

March 08, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Pranayama, the Yoga science of breath control, is one of the most powerful elements of Yoga. Although subtle, pranayama practices effectively energize and relax the body while also calming and focusing the mind. Discover proven methods that heal the entire…

Yoga for the Female Pelvic Floor: Demystifying “Down There”

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with Leslie Howard E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019

A pelvic floor requires more than just kegels to stay healthy. Proper strengthening of the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation of each movement in the body. This is the true meaning of “core work.” Bring your friends,…

Yoga for the Special Child Teacher Training – Basic Part 1

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with Sivakami Sonia Sumar, E-RYT 500, CRYT, C-IAYT

March 15, 2019 - March 21, 2019

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC, is a multi-level comprehensive program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and therapeutic—it is safe for babies and children with…

Going Deeper in Raja Yoga

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Raja Yoga is a pathway to liberation—freedom from all sorrow, fear, delusion, and suffering. It explores the nature of suffering from philosophical and practical perspectives and explains how to overcome it. It shows the way to maintain equanimity when facing…

Yoga Vacation in Guatemala

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with Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500 and Nathalie Rukmini Ando, RYT 500, B.S.

March 16, 2019 - March 22, 2019

Discover the breathtaking vistas of cobalt-blue Lake Atitlan uniquely surrounded by some of Guatemala’s largest volcanoes. Join us for a Yoga vacation in Guatemala and watch your workday blues vanish into thin air. You will stay at a beautiful hotel…

Yoga for Detox: Spring Cleaning for Body and Mind

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019

In spring, surrounded by signs of rejuvenation and rebirth, we yearn for the vibrancy of new growth within. Yoga for Detox is the perfect program to help you shed old habits and adopt new practices that will revitalize the body…

Laugha Yoga 3-Day Leader Certification Weekend 2019

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019

A fun way to awaken yourself and others to the love of laughter. Laugha Yoga is an ancient, new idea for reconnecting us to our true Self. Through yogic laughter sessions, Laugha Nidra® (guided deep relaxation following the laughter), pranayama (yogic breathing practices)…

TRE: A Natural Way to ‘Shake Off’ Stress

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with Jacy Sundlie, TRE Trainer, LSW, CCA

March 22, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Release tension and trauma with TREⓇ, a cutting-edge technique in stress reduction. Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) are a series of seven simple exercises that initiate the release of deep muscular patterns of stress and tension held within the body. An…

Accessible Yoga Training

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with Rev. Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, IYM

March 29, 2019 - April 01, 2019

Discover how to make the Yoga teachings available to everyone, regardless of their level of physical ability, during the Accessible Yoga Training. Learn to create integrated Accessible Yoga classes where all students can practice together. Explore the many ways that…

The Spiritual Art of Memoir: Discovering the Invisible Thread of Grace

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019

If you’re thinking about this workshop, you weren’t born yesterday. You’ve lived and loved, won and lost, celebrated and grieved. You have many stories to tell. All stories have an inside and an outside. The outside is linear—it happened in…

LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety – Level 1

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with Rose Kress, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, LFYP-2, YACEP and Rickie Simpson, Ph.D., APRN-CNS, E-RYT 200, C-IAYT

March 31, 2019 - April 07, 2019

LifeForce Yoga® is an empowering, evidence-based Yoga protocol to help your students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to their feelings. These strategies can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion and are appropriate for a clinical…

April 2019

Yoga for Your Dosha: Find Balance with Ayurveda

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with Michael Rhadeya Plasha, E-RYT 500, RPYT

April 05, 2019 - April 07, 2019

The principles of Ayurveda, the science of longevity, can support us in adapting, adjusting, and accommodating our Yoga practice to our bio-energy body types or doshas. By taking a skillful, Ayurvedic approach to asana (posture), we can rectify physical and…

Integral Health and Healing

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with Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D. and Margabandhu Martarano, E-RYT 500, B.A.

April 05, 2019 - April 07, 2019

Integrate Yoga, herbs, and Western medicine into your life and the lives of others for conscious healing. In this Integral Health and Healing workshop, healthcare professionals, Yoga teachers, and those with various health conditions are invited to learn how to use…

Spring Silent Retreat: Rediscover Your Inner Peace

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with Rev. Prakasha Shakti Capen, E-RYT 500, (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

April 11, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Escape to a natural sanctuary among Virginia’s verdant foothills and rediscover the peace within during Yogaville’s annual Spring Silent Retreat. With its ups, downs, and demands, daily life can make us lose perspective. We can easily get out of sync…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Spring

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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP

April 14, 2019 - May 12, 2019

The Integral Yoga® 200-hour Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Yoga teacher. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification is…

Yoga of Forgiveness: A Course in Miracles Retreat

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

April 19, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Forgiveness is the key to happiness. — A Course in Miracles Join us on Easter weekend for this program based on Christian principles and terminology. A Course in Miracles focuses on “The Forgiveness Principle”– a crucial aspect of the path of Yoga and…

The Art of Giving and Receiving: Vedic Thai Yoga Bodywork 2019

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with Sudevi Linda Kramer, LMT, E-RYT 500, M.A.

April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Experience exotic stretches and Thai Yoga bodywork —a synthesis of acupressure, rhythmic compressions, ancient breathing arts, and meditation. Utilized therapeutically in Thailand, Thai Yoga produces balance and harmony within the body, mind, and spirit. You will: Study a 3,000-year-old traditional…

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Difficult Emotions

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Difficult emotions beset everyone at times, darkening your days and stifling joy in life. How can you work with difficult emotions in order to live in the present moment with love, acceptance, and peace? In this experience-based, interactive workshop, you…

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 1: Foundations

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

April 28, 2019 - May 03, 2019

 Part 1: April 28–May 3, 2019 Part 2: September 22–27, 2019 10% Off Tuition for those registering for Parts 1 and 2 Restorative Yoga is the practice of placing the body into a specific Yoga asana (posture) using the support…

May 2019

Interfaith Renewal Retreat: Refresh, Recharge, and Reconnect

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with Swami Jyotirmayananda, Rev. Sumati Govinda Steinberg, RN, BSN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Sari Heidenreich

May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019

Join like-minded seekers for a special Interfaith Renewal Retreat. Treat yourself to a weekend of spiritual nourishment and connection with other interfaith leaders and believers. Come to Yogaville and: Go deep with interactive spiritual discussions Participate in silent meditation, Hatha…

Yoga and Creativity for Emotional Resilience

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Shanti Norris, C-IAYT

May 03, 2019 - May 07, 2019

Harness the healing power of Yoga and creativity to establish emotional stability and resilience during this weekend workshop. Yoga can help you lead a happier, more cheerful life. If negative thoughts and feelings keep you from happiness, Integral Yoga has…

Stepping Beyond Basic TT: Developing as a Yoga Teacher

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with Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP and Lalita Dagny Vigander, E-RYT 500, LMT, RCYT

May 10, 2019 - May 19, 2019

After completing a 200-hr Yoga teacher training and eagerly entering the modern Yoga market, many new Yoga teachers realize that additional skills are required to meet the needs of today’s students. Join dedicated Integral Yoga® teachers Raama Das and Lalita…

Yoga as a Peace Practice: Creating Resilience in Our Communities

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with Jana Long, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Maya Breuer, E-RYT 500, Gail Parker, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Dana A. Smith, E-RYT 500, CLC

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Yoga as a Peace Practice (YPP) is the first national initiative of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance. It offers a self-help intervention for individuals and communities impacted by trauma, chaos, and violence. YPP highlights the contemplative approach of Yoga to…

Cultivating Radical Gratitude

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with Robin Carnes, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MBA

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Gratitude is part of every spiritual tradition, and now modern science shows that it enhances every aspect of our health—physical, mental, and emotional. Not only that, but the most grateful people in the world are also the happiest. In this…

Yoga of Devotion: A Retreat with Krishna Das

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with Krishna Das

May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019

Join world-renowned musician Krishna Das in an experiential weekend filled with kirtan (chanting of sacred sounds). In this special concert and kirtan workshop, you will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in chanting holy mantras with the Grammy-nominated “rockstar…

Kid’s Yoga Program – Krishna Das Weekend

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019

Bring your children with you this weekend! This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11! While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by…

Krishna Das Saturday Concert

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with Krishna Das

May 25, 2019 - May 25, 2019

$40 Advance Purchase/$45 at the door Join us for an intimate concert with Krishna Das, the Grammy-nominated master kirtanist who bridged the East and West through music As part of his annual Yogaville 4-Day Retreat, Krishna Das will perform a special…

Nitya Living™ Kid’s Yoga Training

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

May 29, 2019 - June 02, 2019

If you love kids and love Yoga, join us for a Nitya Living™ Kid’s Yoga teacher training to combine your passions and share the healing practices of Yoga with the youngest generation. Nitya Griffith has developed a unique approach to…

Ancient Text – Modern Times

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with Trace Sahaja Bonner, E-RYT 500

May 31, 2019 - June 02, 2019

Ancient Yoga wisdom still holds relevance for current times. Join Trace Sahaja Bonner for a delightful, activity-based weekend exploring the ancient texts of Yoga and how they can be utilized in daily life. Through conversation, drawing, journaling, singing, movement, and…

June 2019

Bridging the Divide: Creating Inclusive Yoga Spaces

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with Dianne Bondy, E-RYT 500

June 07, 2019 - June 09, 2019

  Join celebrated Yoga teacher and social justice activist Dianne Bondy for a workshop that seeks to bridge the divide and make Yoga an inclusive practice for all shapes, sizes, and abilities. Through in-depth, open forum discussions, practical hands-on asana…

Total Yoga Nidra Immersion Experience

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with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Ph.D., C-IAYT

June 07, 2019 - June 09, 2019

Registration, check-in, and orientation: Friday evening Program starts on Saturday morning Immerse yourself in the nourishing, restorative, and transformative practice of Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep. The practice of Yoga Nidra provides an experience of altered states of consciousness—essentially meditative…

Yoga Secrets: Arm Balancing, Leg Balancing, Inner Balancing

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with Rina Jakubowicz, E-RYT 500

June 07, 2019 - June 09, 2019

Join Rina Jakubowicz as she shares Yoga secrets for finding and maintaining balance both in Yoga practice and daily life. Gain strength and clarity as you find balance in your body, responsibilities, and priorities. Explore techniques and alignments that will…

Yoga for Bone Health Training

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with Loren M. Fishman, M.D., B.Phil. (Oxon.) and Gabriella Barnstone,C-IAYT, RYT 500

June 13, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Learn powerful, safe, and proven methods for reversing and avoiding osteoporosis and osteopenia during the Yoga for Osteoporosis Training. Given the increasing number of older students attending Yoga classes, teachers need solid, evidence-based training in order to effectively serve them.…

Yoga and Kayaking – June

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with Bhaskar Deva

June 14, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend (or two—Aug. 2–4) of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting with nature, yourself, and new friends. This is an invigorating way for beginners and intermediate kayakers alike to weave Yoga with the…

Meditation Teacher Training

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

June 17, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Swami Satchidananda said: “Meditation is the most important practice. Most of our problems in life would be solved if we meditated regularly.” This is because our whole experience of life is based on the condition of the mind, and meditation…

Summer Silent Retreat: Finding Peace and Contentment in Daily Life

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with Raama Das (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

June 20, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Through the many challenges that day-to-day life presents, it can be difficult to remain peaceful and contented in every moment. Join other like-minded seekers to go within and find serenity in daily life during the Summer Silent Retreat. Peace is…

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training

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with Louis Mahadev Carlino, E-RYT 500, M.A., LPC and Swami Arivananda, RYT 500

June 23, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Profoundly enrich your understanding and practice of Integral Yoga with the Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training. Enhance your teaching skills as you dive deeply into the subtle and more advanced aspects of Yoga and learn how to share them with…

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood

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with Amy Weintraub, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MFA, YACEP

June 28, 2019 - June 30, 2019

The author of the groundbreaking book Yoga for Depression guides you through evidence-based Yoga practices for managing your mood. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what is no longer…

July 2019

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 03, 2019 - July 12, 2019

Have you ever had a student who’s unable to perform even the most basic Hatha poses? You want to help them, but you aren’t sure how. Join Satya Greenstone for the Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training to learn how to…

Open Your Heart: A Bhakti Yoga and Creativity Immersion

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with Sean Johnson, E-RYT 500 and The Wild Lotus Band

July 05, 2019 - July 07, 2019

Join critically acclaimed spiritual music artists Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band for a Bhakti Yoga and creativity immersion that will open your heart and rekindle your soul. Sometimes in life and Yoga practice, we yearn for creative inspiration…

Saturday Concert with Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band

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with Sean Johnson, E-RYT 500 and The Wild Lotus Band

July 06, 2019 - July 06, 2019

$30 Advance Purchase/$40 at the door Join us for a concert with Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band, one of the guiding voices of kirtan music in the United States. As part of their weekend workshop, Bhakti Yoga and Creativity…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Summer

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with Lalita Dagny Vigander, E-RYT 500, LMT, RCYT and Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP

July 14, 2019 - August 11, 2019

This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. You will learn to teach each portion of the Integral Yoga Level I class, including asanas (Yoga poses), deep relaxation, pranayama (breathing practices), chanting,…

Camp Yogaville 2019

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with Sam Eberle, Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM, E-RYT 200, RCYT, YACEP and Meera Ellen Mangum, E-RYT 200, B.S.

July 14, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids—a two-week-long Yoga summer camp in the heart of Virginia for children ages 7 to 14. We’re flexible! It’s a great opportunity for your kids to share and relate to one another in a…

Camp Yogaville 2019 – Week 1

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with Sam Eberle, Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM, E-RYT 200, RCYT, YACEP and Meera Ellen Mangum, E-RYT 200, B.S.

July 14, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids—a two-week-long Yoga summer camp in the heart of Virginia for children ages 8 to 12. We’re flexible!. It’s a great opportunity for your kids to share and relate to one another in a…

Yoga of the Heart: Cardiac and Cancer Certification Training

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with Nischala Joy Devi and Bhaskar Deva

July 18, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Would you like to share Yoga with those at risk for or living with heart disease, cancer, or other life-altering illnesses? In this program, you’ll learn how the theory of Yoga can be applied to disease and general health. Yoga…

Couples Retreat

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with Revs. Bhagavan and Bhavani Metro

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Join the Revs. Metro for a time of renewal, rekindling of hearts, and emotional intimacy with your beloved during this couples retreat. Recharge your relationship with Integral Yoga practices that support an open, loving, and fulfilling partnership. Learn and practice:…

Surfing the Sea of Change

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 26, 2019 - July 28, 2019

It may seem that there’s nothing you can do about the speed of change in your life and the world around you. The economy fluctuates, your career has ups and downs, and important family decisions often need to be made…

Advanced Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 28, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Take your Yoga practice and teaching skills to the next level with the Advanced Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training course. The Advanced Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training enables you to expand your teaching skills by learning how to instruct advanced…

August 2019

Yoga and Kayaking – August

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with Bhaskar Deva

August 02, 2019 - August 04, 2019

Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting with nature, yourself, and new friends. This is an invigorating way for beginners and intermediate kayakers alike to weave Yoga with the joy of the…

10-Day Silent Retreat: Look Within, Find Your Truth

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with Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

August 09, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Allow yourself the luxury of going deep within to realign yourself with your own inner guidance during Yogaville’s annual ten-day silent retreat. With today’s myriad outside influences, what means most to our own hearts can easily get muddled and lost.…

September 2019

Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief

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with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

September 06, 2019 - September 08, 2019

Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep,” is a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga Nidra reliably reveals and awakens your…

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification – Level 1

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with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

September 06, 2019 - September 11, 2019

Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep,” is a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga Nidra is based on authentic Yoga…

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness Workshop: How Yoga Heals

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with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

September 06, 2019 - September 08, 2019

With the advent of new technologies, researchers are now able to understand how Yoga and mindfulness practices can help us to heal, restore vibrancy, and increase resiliency.  Over the last twenty years, research has proven that Yoga and mindfulness techniques…

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness 5-Day Retreat: How Yoga Heals

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with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

September 06, 2019 - September 10, 2019

The field of neuroscience shows that you can actually change your brain patterns—and therefore change your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors—which can promote healing in your system. This 5-day retreat will focus on strategies for healing the body and mind through…

Yoga of Recovery® Weekend: Wholehearted Recovery

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

September 12, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Yoga of Recovery® is the first comprehensive course to combine Ayurveda and Yoga with traditional recovery tools and 12-step principles to offer a more holistic mind, body, and spirit approach to addiction and self-destructive behaviors. Explore a loving approach to…

Yoga of Recovery® – Module A: Healing the Habits that Bind Us

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

September 12, 2019 - September 19, 2019

Yoga of Recovery® is the first comprehensive course to combine Ayurveda and Yoga with traditional recovery tools and 12-step principles to offer a more holistic mind, body, and spirit approach to addiction and self-destructive behaviors. This program invites you to…

Alaska Yoga Cruise

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with Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500 and Swami Divyananda Ma, RYT 500

September 15, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Alaska is one of nature’s miracles. Take an unforgettable journey to the northernmost state in a mid-size cruise ship designed to bring you closer to Alaska’s natural wonders and pristine beauty. Experience amazing cobalt-blue glaciers and primeval fjords as you…

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 2: Therapeutic Applications

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 22, 2019 - September 27, 2019

In Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 2, you will explore the therapeutic applications of the rejuvenating practice of Restorative Yoga. Restorative Yoga is the practice of placing the body into a specific Yoga asana (posture) using the support of…

Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive

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with David Newman "Durga Das"

September 26, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan and Bhakti Yoga.  It’s a concise training to deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian…

Yoga for the Core: Understanding the Anatomy of Your Center

576060

with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019

This isn’t a typical core workshop—you won’t work out to exhaust your center.  You will still learn practices that strengthen your core, but more than that, you will develop awareness of your physical center. Awareness is key to developing core…

October 2019

Yogic Science to Break Habits and Addictive Behavior

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with Mukta Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D.

October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Learn the yogic science of addiction, including the effects of various substances on the nervous, glandular, and circulatory systems, and explore how to re-calibrate addictive patterning in the brain. This dynamic workshop provides a place for the profound personal transformation…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Fall

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

October 20, 2019 - November 17, 2019

The Integral Yoga® 200-hour Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Yoga teacher. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification…

November 2019

iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion Program

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with Robin Carnes, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MBA

November 08, 2019 - November 11, 2019

Learn the principles and practice of iRest Yoga Nidra meditation and experience the variety of ways iRest can be used on and off the mat during this iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion Program. iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based meditation, relaxation,…

Yoga Tune-Up for the Holidays 2019

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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019

During the holidays, we are often preoccupied with the season’s hustle and bustle, the tasty foods, and the tremendous amount of effort spent in giving! Join us for a Yoga tune-up this holiday season. Explore and realign with the divine…

December 2019

Relax and Rejuvenate with Restorative Yoga 2019

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

December 06, 2019 - December 08, 2019

Restorative Yoga is a simple, effective antidote to stress, tension, and anxiety. In this practice, your body is placed in gentle, supported asanas (poses) with the use of props, allowing your mind to truly let go. Join us for a…

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